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Chauffeur At The U.S. Embassy In Abuja

Date Posted: 10/Sep/2013
Deadline: 18/Sep/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
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  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location ,Abuja

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates

POSITION: Chauffeur, FSN-03/FP-BB

OPENING DATE: September 4, 2013

CLOSING DATE: September 18, 2013

WORK HOURS: Full-Time; 48 hours/week

SALARY: OR Ordinary Resident – N1, 792,805.00 p.a.

(Starting basic salary)

Position Grade: FSN-03

In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid

in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR AEFM/ EFM - US$21,840.00

Starting basic salary p.a. Grade: FP-BB

NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE

REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR

CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE TO BE

RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING

OFFICER UNDER COM AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE OFFICIALLY

ASSIGNED TO POST.

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for

the Chauffeur position in the Embassy.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:

The incumbent carefully and responsibly drives an official vehicle to various locations in

Abuja, and on occasion, to other cities in Nigeria. Also drives staff to various locations

to include ministries, embassies, and businesses. Delivers invitations for official

functions. Other responsibilities include daily preventative maintenance and reporting

defects and malfunctions to supervisor for repair.

To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at:

http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/about_the_us_mission.html

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

NOTE: All applicants are instructed to address each selection criterion detailed below

with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion.

1. Completion of Secondary School is required.

2. Minimum of two to three years Chauffeur experience is required.

3. Level III (good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is

required.

4. Thorough knowledge of the local traffic laws, patterns and locations of various

government offices in and around Abuja, central and northern Nigeria is required.

5. Must have professional Class E driving license.

SELECTION PROCESS

When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S.

Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically

address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status

in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs

Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are

not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment

(FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of

their employment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are

ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their

employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed

(WAE) work schedule.

TO APPLY

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will

not be considered:

1. Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum

vitae that provides the same information as an DS-174; plus

2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form

DD-214 with their application.

3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned)

that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

4. A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position,

and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job

title and announcement number on the application letter.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

Attention: Recruitment.

Human Resources Office Abuja

Plot 1075 Dip. Drive Central District, Abuja

Email Address: [email protected]

POINT OF CONTACT

Telephone: 09-461-4000 ext 4280

DEFINITIONS

1. U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) For purposes of receiving a

preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:

· U.S. Citizen; and,

· EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and,

· Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service

member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM

authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:

1. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post

of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan;

or

2. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA)

location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.

2. EFM: An individual related to a U.S. Government employee in one of the following

ways:

· Spouse;

· Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is

incapable of self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring,

stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the

employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal

guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and

normally residing with the guardian;

· Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of the employee or of

the spouse, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for

support;

· Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or

brothers) of the employee, or of the spouse, when such sibling is at least 51

percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of

age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support.

3. Member of Household (MOH) – An individual who accompanies a direct-hire

Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S.

Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at an office of the American Institute in

Taiwan. An MOH is:

· Not an EFM; and,

· Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,

· Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part

of his/her household.

A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other

relative or adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory

definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a U.S. Citizen.

4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who:

· Is not a citizen of the host country; and,

· Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and,

· Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,

· Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN).

NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.

5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or U.S. citizen who:

· Is locally resident; and,

· Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,

· Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

EFMs without U.S. Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including

U.S. citizens, are compensated in accordance with the LCP.

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: September 18, 2013

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable

treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex,

national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual

orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment

opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement

programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have

been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.

Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate

grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts

for relief.

 

Position:  Chauffeur - Abuja







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